Adenike Webb, PhD, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist with 20 years of experience. Her clinical work has been mainly in inpatient and outpatient behavioral health settings. She received her undergraduate training in music therapy at Radford University and completed her Masters and PhD in Music Therapy at Temple University. Her personal and clinical experiences as an Afro-Caribbean woman and immigrant in the United States sparked her research interests in developing cultural awareness and sensitivity in music therapy practice and education. She is active in her local and professional communities in educating on and advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Dr. Webb has served as adjunct faculty at Temple University and Molloy College. She is currently Director of Academic Services at Cultural Connections by Design, a diversity education consulting company. A founding member of the Black Music Therapy Network, Inc., Dr. Webb cohosts their sponsored podcast Black Creative Healing.
Title of Presentation: The power of lived experience in music therapy research, practice, and scholarship